Be praised, Mother of God, with beautiful nasturtiums. Nasturtiums with rounded leaves grow low, and often    grow on graves. It looks like someone is wrapped in a   green blanket and sleeps only for a moment. Guards of nasturtiums, take care of him. In your arms, Mother of God, we leave our dead.
In your arms, together with the nasturtiums, welcome me, too.

  (Mieczyslaw Gogacz, Litania kwiatow do Matki Bozej)

 A tradition in Poland is to visit loved onesí graves often and to place candles on them. The lighted candles are a sign of eternal life and give witness to the belief that all souls live eternally in heaven.

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